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Frederick Forsyth Pardee, KC (December 29, 1866 – February 4, 1927) was an Ontario barrister and political figure. He represented Lambton West in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1898 to 1902 as a Liberal member and in the House of Commons of Canada from 1905 to 1918 as a Liberal member and from 1918 to 1921 as a member of the Unionist Party. He was a member of the Senate of Canada from 1922 to 1927.

Frederick Forsyth Pardee

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Senator for Lambton, Ontario
In office
Nominated byWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King
Appointed byJulian Byng
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Lambton West
In office
Preceded byThomas George Johnston
Succeeded byRichard Vryling Lesueur
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded byAlfred Thomas Gurd
Succeeded byWilliam John Hanna
ConstituencyLambton West
Personal details
Born(1866-12-29)December 29, 1866
Sarnia, Canada West
DiedFebruary 4, 1927(1927-02-04) (aged 60)
Ottawa, Ontario
Political partyLiberal
Mary E. Johnston (m. 1891)

He was born in Sarnia, Ontario in 1866, the son of Timothy Blair Pardee. He was educated at Upper Canada College, studied law and was called to the bar in 1890. He was named King's Counsel in 1908. In 1891, he married Mary E. Johnston. Pardee was elected to the House of Commons in a 1905 by-election held after the death of Thomas George Johnston. He was chief government whip from 1909 from 1911 and chief opposition whip in 1912.[1] He ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the federal parliament as a Liberal in 1922. Pardee was named to the Senate later that year and served until his death in 1927.


  1. ^ Hector Charlesworth, ed. (1919). A Cyclopaedia of Canadian Biography. The Hunter-Rose company Ltd. p. 33.
  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1921, EJ Chambers

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